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24 Karat Magic  -  Bruno Mars
80s Mercedes  -  Maren Morris
A Thousand Years  
-  Christina Perri
Accidentally in Love  -  Counting Crows
Ain’t No Other Man  -  Christina Aguilera
All About That Bass  -  Meghan Trainor
Angel  -  Shaggy
Bang Bang  -  Jessie J, etc
Better When I’m Dancin’  -  Meghan Trainor
Black Horse & the Cherry Tree  -  KT Tunstall
Blurred Lines  -  Robin Thicke
Born This Way  -  Lady GaGa
Bubbly  -  Colbie Caillat
Cake by the Ocean  -  DNCE
Call Me Maybe  -  Carly Rae Jepsen
Can’t Stop the Feeling  -  Justin Timberlake
Closer  -  The Chainsmokers
Come Away With Me  -  Norah Jones
Crazy in Love  -  Beyonce
Cruisin’  -  H Lewis / G Paltrow
Cupid Shuffle  -  Cupid
Dear Future Husband  -  Meghan Trainor
DJ Got Us Falling in Love  -  Usher
Dance with Me Tonight  -  Olly Murs
Domino  -  Jesse J
Don‘t Know Why  -  Norah Jones
Don’t Stop the Music  -  Rihanna
Don’t You Worry ‘Bout a Thing  -  Tori Kelly
Dynamite  -  Taio Cruz
Everything  -  Michael Buble
Faith  -  Stevie Wonder & Ariana Grande
Fallin’ -  Alicia Keys
Fireball   -  Pitbull
Firework  -  Katy Perry
Forget You  -  Gwyneth Paltrow

Party in the USA  -  Miley Cyrus
Perfect  -  Ed Sheeran
Play That Song  -  Train
Price Tag  -  Jesse J
Raise Your Glass  -  Pink
Remedy  -  Adele
Rhythm of Love  -  Plain White Ts
Save the Last Dance for Me  -  Michael Buble
Say Hey (I Love You)  -  Michael Franti
Shake it Off  -  Taylor Swift
Shape of You  -  Ed Sheeran
Shut Up and Dance  -  Walk the Moon
Single Ladies  -  Beyonce
Steal My Kisses  -  Ben Harper
Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)  -  Kelly Clarkson
Super Duper Love  -  Joss Stone
Teenage Dream  -  Katy Perry
This Love  -  Maroon 5
Timber  -  Pitbull ft Kesha
To Love Somebody  -  Michael Buble
Treasure  -  Bruno Mars
Underneath it All  -  No Doubt
Uptown Funk - Bruno Mars
Valerie  -  Amy Winehouse
The Way I Am  -  Ingrid Michaelson
Wake Me Up  -  Avicci
We Are Young  -  Fun
We Found Love  -  Rihanna
What Makes You Beautiful  -  One Direction
Woman  -  Kesha
You Are the Best Thing  -  Ray LaMontagne
You’re My Only Shorty  -  Demi Lovato ft lyaz

Get Lucky  -  Daft Punk
Get This Party Started  -  Pink
Girl On Fire  -  Alicia Keys
Hallelujah  -  Tori Kelly / Jennifer Hudson
Happy  -  Pharrell Williams
Havana  -  Camila Cabello
Haven’t Met You Yet  -  Michael Buble
Heaven  -  Los Lonely Boys
Hey Soul Sister  -  Train
Ho Hey  -  The Lumineers
Home  -  Phil Phillips
Honey I’m Good  -  Andy Grammer
Hot ‘N Cold  -  Katy Perry
I Gotta Feeling  -  Black Eyed Peas
I Knew You Were Trouble  -  Taylor Swift
I Love It  -  Icona Pop
I Will Wait  -  Mumford & Sons
If I Ain’t Got You  -  Alicia Keys
I’m Yours  -  Jason Mraz
I’ve Got the World On a String  -  Michael Buble
Just Dance  -  Lady GaGa
Just the Way You Are (Amazing)  -  Bruno Mars
Lady Marmalade  -  Xtina/Pink/Mya/L’il Kim
Like I’m Gonna Lose You  -  Meghan Trainor J Legend
Lips Are Movin’  -  Meghan Trainor
Locked Out of Heaven  -  Bruno Mars
Love On Top  -  Beyonce
Lucky  -  Colbie Caillat / Jason Mraz
Marry Me  -  Train
Marry You  -  Bruno Mars
Moves Like Jagger  -  Maroon 5 ft. Xtina
One and Only  -  Adele
One Call Away  -  Charlie Puth
One 2-3-4  -  Plain White Ts

At This Moment  -  Billy Vera
Bad  -  Michael Jackson
Beautiful Life  -  Ace of Base
Beat It   -  Michael Jackson
Billie Jean  -  Michael Jackson
Bust A Move  -  Young MC
Celebration  -  Kool & the Gang
Centerfold  -  The J Geils Band
Come on Eileen  -  Dexy’s Midnight Runners
Conga  -  Miami Sound Machine
Dancin in the Dark  -  Bruce Springsteen
Don’t Stop Believin’  -  Journey
Everybody Needs Somebody  -  Blues Brothers
Express Yourself  -  Madonna
Faith  -  George Michael
The Final Countdown  -  Europe
Footloose  -  Kenny Loggins
Freeze Frame  -  The J Geils Band
Get Down On It  -  Kool & the Gang
Get On Your Feet  -  Gloria Estefan
Glory Days  -  Bruce Springsteen
Heart of Rock and Roll  -  Huey Lewis
Hit Me With Your Best Shot  -  Pat Benetar

Pour Some Sugar On Me  -  Def Leppard
Red Red Wine  -  UB 40
R.O.C.K. in the USA  -  John Cougar Mellencamp
Rock This Town  -  The Stray Cats
Shake a Tail Feather  -  Ray Charles
Shake it Up  -  The Cars
Should I Do It  -  Pointer Sisters
She Works Hard for the Money  -  Donna Summer
Smooth Operator  -  Sade
Super Freak  -  Rick James
Take Me Home Tonight  -  Eddie Money
The Tide is High  -  Blondie
Uptown Girl  -  Billy Joel
Walk Like an Egyptian  -  Bangles
Walking On Sunshine  -  Katrina & the Waves
Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’  -  Michael Jackson  
The Way You Make Me Feel  -  Michael Jackson
We Got the Beat  -  The Go-Gos
You Can Call Me Al  -  Paul Simon
You Shook Me All Night Long  -  AC/DC

‘80s Dance

Hot Hot Hot  -  Buster Poindexter
I Love Rock and Roll
 -  Joan Jett
I Wanna Dance w/Somebody - Whitney Houston
I Wanna New Drug  -  Huey Lewis
I Would Walk 500 Miles  -  The Proclaimers
If I Had a Million Dollars  -  Barenaked Ladies
I’m So Excited  -  Pointer Sisters
It's Raining Men  -  The Weathergirls
I’ve Had the Time of My Life  -  J Warnes/B Medley
La Bamba  -  Los Lobos
Late in the Evening  -  Paul Simon
Let it Roll  -  Little Feat
Let’s Groove  -  Earth Wind & Fire
Like a Prayer  -  Madonna
Livin la Vida Loca  -  Ricky Martin
Living  On a Prayer  -  Bon Jovi
Love Shack  -  The B-52s
Mony Mony  -  Billy Idol
One Way or Another  -  Blondie
Open Arms  -  Journey

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1-2-3-4 - Coolio
Another Night - Real McCoy
Barbie Girl - Aqua
Be My Lover -  La Bouche
Everybody - Backstreet Boys
Everybody Dance Now - CC & Music Factory
Good Vibration - Marky Mark & the Funky Bunch
Ice Ice Baby - Vanilla Ice
MmmBop - Hanson

Motown Philly - Boyz ll Men
Now That We Found Love - Heavy D & the Boyz
Poison - Bel Biv DeVoe
Rhythm is a Dancer - Snap
Shoop - Salt-N-Pepa
This is How We Do It - Montell Jordan
Vogue - Madonna
Wannabe - Spice Girls

‘90s Dance Medley

All For You  -  Sister Hazel
All I Wanna Do  -  Sheryl Crow
All Star  -  Smash Mouth
All the Small Things  -  Blink 182
Beautiful Life  -  Ace of Base
Come To Me  -  Bonnie Raitt
Electric Slide   -  Marcia Griffiths
Everybody Everybody  -  Black Box
Fields of Gold  -  Eva Cassidy
Freedom  -  George Michael
Gettin Jiggy With It  -   Will Smith
Groove is in the Heart  -  Deee-Lite
Have I Told You Lately  -  Rod Stewart

Only Wanna Be With You  -  Hootie & the Blowfish
Ooh Aah Just a Little Bit  -  Gina G
Over the Rainbow / Wonderful World  -  Israel K
Run-Around  -  Blues Traveler
Smooth  -  Santana ft Rob Thomas
Someday  -  Mariah Carey
Something To Talk About  -  Bonnie Raitt
Two Princes  -  The Spin Doctors
Whatta Man  -  Salt ‘n’ Pepa ft En Vogue
You & Me & the Bottle  -  Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
Zoot Suit Riot  -  Cherry Poppin’ Daddies

Hold On  -  Wilson Phillips
I’m Your Baby Tonight  -  Whitney Houston
Jump Jive & Wail  -  Brian Setzer Orchestra
Just a Girl  -  No Doubt
Kiss Me  - Sixpence None the Richer
I’ll Be There For You - the Rembrants
I’m Your Baby Tonight  -  Whitney Houston
Let it Roll  -  Little Feat
Let's Get Loud  -  Jennifer Lopez
Little Miss Can't Be Wrong  -  The Spin Doctors
Livin la Vida Loca  -  Ricky Martin
Macarena  -  Los del Rio
More Than Words  -  Extreme

‘90s Dance

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Redneck Woman  -  Gretchen Wilson
Ring of Fire  -  Johnny Cash
Rocky Top  -  The Osborne Brothers
She Don’t Know She’s Beautiful  -  Sammy Kershaw
Smile  -  Uncle Kracker
Somethin’ Bad  -  Miranda Lambert / Carrie Underwood
Take it Back  -  Reba McEntire
Tennessee Whiskey  -  Chris Stapleton
That Don't Impress Me Much  -  Shania Twain
To Make You Feel My Love  -  Garth Brooks
Toes in the Water  -  Zack Brown Band
Troubadour  -  George Strait
Wagon Wheel  -  Darius Rucker
When the Sun Goes Down  -  Kenny Chesney
When You Say Nothing at All  -  K. Whitley / A. Krauss
You Belong with Me  -  Taylor Swift
You’re Still the One  -  Shania Twain

80s Mercedes  -  Maren Morris
All American Girl  -  Carrie Underwood
Always on My Mind  -  Willie Nelson
Bless the Broken Road  -  Rascal Flatts
Boys Round Here -  Blake Shelton
Breathe  -  Faith Hill
Carried Away  -  George Strait
Chicken Fried  -  Zack Brown Band
Cowboy Take Me Away  -  The Dixie Chicks
Crazy  -  Patsy Cline
Cruise  -  Florida Georgia Line
Dixieland Delight  -  Alabama
Friends in Low Places  -  Garth Brooks
From This Moment On  -  Shania Twain
God Bless America  -  Leann Rimes
God Bless the USA  -  Lee Greenwood
Here For the Party  -  Gretchen Wilson
I Don’t Dance  -  Lee Brice
I Hope You Dance  -  Leann Womack
I Knew You Were Trouble  -  Taylor Swift
I Like it, I Love it  -  Tim McGraw


I Swear  -  John Michael Montgomery
It’s a Great Day to be Alive
 -  Travis Tritt
It’s Your Love  -  Faith Hill / Tim McGraw
Jackson  -  Johnny Cash / June Carter-Cash
Just to See You Smile  -  Tim McGraw
Last Name  -  Carrie Underwood
Love Story  -  Taylor Swift
Mean to Me  -  Brett Eldredge
Mountain Music  -  Alabama
My Church  -  Maren Morris
My Wish  -  Rascal Flatts
Never Alone  -  Jim Brickman w/Lady Antebellum
Neon Moon  -  Brooks & Dunn
On the Road Again  -  Willie Nelson
Passionate Kisses  -  Mary Chapin-Carpenter
Red Solo Cup  -  Toby Keith

Ain't That a Kick in the Head  -  Dean Martin
All I Ask Of You  -  from "Phantom"
All the Things You Are  -  Ella Fitzgerald
As Time Goes By  -  from "Casablanca"
At Last  -  Etta James
Baby It's Cold Outside  -  H Connick, Jr / L Womack
Beer Barrel Polka
Begin the Beguine  -  Artie Shaw
Beyond the Sea  -  Bobby Darin
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy  -  Andrews Sisters
Chances Are  -  Johnny Mathis
Clarinet Polka
Daddy’s Little Girl  -  The Mills Brohers
Fly Me to the Moon  -  Frank Sinatra
Havah Nagila
I Get a Kick Out of You  -  Frank Sinatra
In the Mood  -  Glenn Miller
It Had to Be You  -  Harry Connick, Jr
I’ve Got the World on a String  -  Ella Fitzgerald
Jump Jive & Wail  -  Brian Setzer Orchestra
Just in Time  -  Dean Martin
L-O-V-E  -  Natalie Cole
Mack the Knife  -  Bobby Darin

Misty  -  Johnny Mathis
Moonlight Serenade  -  Glenn Miller
My Way  -  Frank Sinatra
New York, New York  -  Frank Sinatra
Night and Day  -  Cole Porter
Over the Rainbow  -  Judy Garland
Pennsylvania Polka
Pennsylvania 6-5000  -  Glenn Miller
Save the Last Dance for Me  -  Michael Buble
Sentimental Journey  -  Standard
Shalom Aleichem
Someone to Watch Over Me  -  Ella Fitzgerald
Sunday Kind of Love  -  Etta James  
Sway  -  Michael Buble
Take 5  -  Dave Brubeck
Tequila  -  The Champs
That’s Amore  -  Dean Martin
Tuxedo Junction  -  Manhattan Transfer
Unforgettable  -  Natalie & Nat King Cole
The Way You Look Tonight  -  Frank Sinatra
Woodchopper’s Ball  -  Woody Herman
You and Me and the Bottle  -  Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
Zoot Suit Riot  -  Cherry Poppin' Daddies

Big Band / Swing & Standards

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Client quote - “Retrospect worked with us in advance to learn songs we wanted to hear - we felt like we had the right amount of control over what they would play.”- Elaine & Greg

Beginnings  -  Chicago
Best of My Love  -  The Emotions
Blame it On the Boogie  -  The Jacksons
Boogie Shoes  -  KC & the Sunshine Band
Brick House  -  The Commodores
Brown Eyed Girl  -  Van Morrison
Burning Love  -  Elvis Presley
Can’t Turn You Loose  -  Edgar Winter
Cheeseburger in Paradise  -  Jimmy Buffet
Crazy Little Thing Called Love  -  Queen
Crazy Love  -  Van Morrison
Dancing Queen  -  ABBA
December 1963  -  The Four Seasons
Does Anybody Really Know  -  Chicago
Domino  -  Van Morrison
Don't Stop Till You Get Enough  -  Michael Jackson
Fins  -  Jimmy Buffet
Get Down Tonight  -  KC & the Sunshine Band
Get Up Get Down -  Teddy Pendergrass
Givin’ it Up for Your Love  -  Delbert McClinton
Go Your Own Way  -  Fleetwood Mac
Hot Stuff  -  Donna Summer
How Sweet It Is  -  James Taylor
I Want You To Want Me  -  Cheap Trick
I Will Survive  -  Gloria Gaynor
Into the Mystic  -  Van Morrison
Isn’t She Lovely  -  Stevie Wonder

Just the Way You Are  -  Billy Joel
Just You and Me  -  Chicago
Landslide  -  Fleetwood Mac
Last Dance  -  Donna Summer
Let’s Stay Together  -  Al Green
Listen to the Music  -  The Doobie Brothers
Margaritaville  -  Jimmy Buffet
Moondance  -  Van Morrison
Old Time Rock & Roll  - Bob Seger
Only the Good Die Young  -  Billy Joel
Pick Up the Pieces  -  The Average White Band
Play That Funky Music  -  Wild Cherry
Saturday in the Park  -  Chicago
September  -  Earth Wind and Fire
Shama Lama Ding Dong  -  Otis Day
Spinning Wheel  -  Blood, Sweat & Tears
Superstition  -  Stevie Wonder
Sweet Caroline  -  Neil Diamond
Take Me Home, Country Roads  -  John Denver
Vehicle  -  Ides of March
Volcano  -  Jimmy Buffet
We Are Family  -  Sister Sledge
What I Like About You  -  The Romantics
Wonderful Tonight  -  Eric Clapton
YMCA  -  The Village People
Your Mama Don't Dance  -  Loggins and Messina
Your Song  -  Elton John
You’re the One That I Want  - Travolta/Newton-John

‘70s Dance & Disco

ABC  -  The Jackson 5
Ain’t No Mountain  -  Marvin Gaye/Tammy Terrell
Ain’t Too Proud to Beg  -  The Temptations
Baby I Love You  -  Aretha Franklin
Baby Love  -  The Supremes
Build Me Up Buttercup  -  The Foundations
Chain of Fools  -  Aretha Franklin
Dancing in the Street  -  Martha & the Vandellas
Dock of the Bay  -  Otis Redding
Get Ready  -  The Temptations
Hard to Handle  -  Patti Drew
Higher and Higher  -  Jackie Wilson
House That Jack Built  -  Aretha Franklin
I Can’t Get Next to You  -  The Temptations
I Feel Good  -  James Brown
I Heard It Thru the Grapevine  -  Gladys Knight
I Want You Back  -  The Jackson 5

I’ll Be There  -  Jackson 5
In the Midnight Hour  -  Wilson Pickett
It’s Your Thing  -  The Isley Brothers
Knock on Wood  -  Eddie Floyd
Mister Big Stuff  -  Jean Knight
Mustang Sally  -  Wilson Pickett
My Girl  -  The Temptations
Natural Woman  -  Aretha Franklin
Rescue Me  -  Fontella Bass
Respect  -  Aretha Franklin
Signed Sealed Delivered  -  Stevie Wonder
Soul Man  -  The Blues Brothers  (Sam & Dave)
Think  -  Aretha Franklin
Uptight  -  Stevie Wonder
We Are Family  -  Sister Sledge
When A Man Loves a Woman  -  Percy Sledge
You Can’t Hurry Love  -  The Supremes
You’re All I Need to Get By  -  M Gaye / T Terrell

Motown & Soul

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All Shook Up  -  Elvis Presley
At the Hop  -  Danny & the Juniors
Barbara Ann  -  The Beach Boys
Blue Moon   -  The Marcels
Bring it On Home  -  Sam Cooke
California Girls  -  The Beach Boys
Can’t Help Falling in Love  -  Elvis Presley
Chantilly Lace  -  The Big Bopper
Chapel of Love  -  The Dixie Cups
Come a Little Bit Closer  -  Jay & the Americans
Devil With a Blue Dress  -  Mitch Ryder
Don't Be Cruel  -  Elvis Presley
Earth Angel  -  New Edition (Penguins)
Gimme Some Lovin’  -  The Spencer Davis Group
Good Lovin’  -  The Rascals
Goodnight Sweetheart  -  The Spaniels
Hang On Sloopy  -  The McCoys
Having a Party  -  Southside Johnny
Hit the Road Jack  -  Ray Charles
Honky Tonk Women  -  The Rolling Stones
Hound Dog   -  Elvis Presley
I Saw Her Standing There  -  The Beatles
I’m a Believer  -  The Monkees
In the Still of the Night  -  The Five Satins
Johnny B Goode  -  Chuck Berry

Joy to the World  -  Three Dog Night
Just One Look  -  Linda Ronstadt
Little Less Conversation  -  Elvis Presley
The Locomotion  -  Little Eva
Louie Louie  -  The Kingsmen
My Boyfriend’s Back  -  The Angels
Pretty Woman  -  Roy Orbison
Proud Mary  -  Creedence Clearwater Revival
Rock Around the Clock  -  Billy Haley & the Comets
Runaround Sue  -  Dion
Satisfaction  -  Rolling Stones
Shout  -  The Isley Brothers
Son of a Preacher Man  -  Dusty Springfield
Stand By Me  -  Ben E. King
Start Me Up  -  The Rolling Stones
Surfin’ USA  -  The Beach Boys
Teddy Bear  -  Elvis Presley
Till There Was You  -  The Beatles
The Twist  -  Chubby Checker
Twist and Shout  -  The Beatles
Twistin the Night Away  -  Rod Stewart (Sam Cooke)
Under the Boardwalk  -  The Drifters
What a Wonderful World  -  Louie Armstrong
Wonderful World  -  Sam Cooke
Yakety Sax  -  Boots Randolph

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Retrospect Band's facebook page highlights recent weddings and parties Retrospect Band received Washingtonian's Best Wedding Vendor Award for 2017

"Thank you for helping us have our Best Day Ever!!!! Great music! Great times!!!"

Kailee & Kevin

Dancers gather around the bride and groom as Retrospect Band performs. Don't see your favorite song on our list? We are happy to learn a few special requests, especially your First Dance song.

Don't see your favorite song on our list? We are happy to learn a few special requests, especially your First Dance song.

Retrospect Band's horn section at a recent swing dance. Retrospect plays five decades of horn band classics.


Retrospect Band mixing it up with wedding guests on the dance floor at the Belvedere in Baltimore, MD. Check our video page to see Retrospect in action

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Contact Us Mike, Aimee and Tara, Retrospect Band's lead vocalists, perform at a recent showcase at Villain & Saint in Bethesda, MD Mike photo-bombing a selfie at a recent Retrospect Band party

“Retrospect worked with us in advance to learn songs we wanted to hear - we felt like we had the right amount of control over what they would play.”

- Elaine & Greg

Contact Us Larry's trumpet in the spotlight at a recent Retrospect Band club performance

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Retrospect Band received Weddingwire's coveted 2017 Couple's Choice award Retrospect Band received Washingtonian's Best Wedding Vendor Award for 2017 Retrospect Band's facebook page highlights recent weddings and parties  
2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018  
“Couple’s Choice” awards.

Washingtonian Magazine
2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018
  “Best Wedding Vendor”

Larry Elliott, band leader
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